Month: February 2015

WHY POLICE KEEP PEOPLE IN THE DARK – Holdback Vital in High-stakes Investigations
LOCAL NEWS

WHY POLICE KEEP PEOPLE IN THE DARK – Holdback Vital in High-stakes Investigations

It was one of the hardest things I had to do as a supervisor working in the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit. The need to keep families in the dark after they’ve lost a loved one to murder is not just excruciatingly painful for those left trying to put the pieces of […]

GUNFIRE CLAIMS MAN’S LIFE – Police Collar Suspect
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GUNFIRE CLAIMS MAN’S LIFE – Police Collar Suspect

The dangers of involvement in the drug subculture in Winnipeg appears to be a key factor in the death of a Winnipeg man who was shot to death on the weekend. On February 15, 2015, shortly before 8:30 pm, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 300 block of Inkster Blvd regarding […]

Christophur Baur (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Missing Persons Case Ends in Tragedy – Police Charge Killer

On January 7, 2015, the Winnipeg Police Service requested the public’s assistance in locating a missing person identified as Christophur Baur (36) who was last seen in the area of Ellice Ave and Wall Street during the evening of Saturday, January 3, 2015. Concerns for Baur’s well-being significantly increased after Police located […]

MURDEROUS TREND CONTINUES – Indigenous Woman Killed in Thompson
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MURDEROUS TREND CONTINUES – Indigenous Woman Killed in Thompson

It seems the sad trend is continuing in 2015. On January 31, 2015, at approximately 2:40 am, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of an injured female at an apartment in Thompson, Manitoba. Investigation into the report determined a twenty (20) year old woman from Thompson was the victim of homicide. Police indicate […]